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USS USACE Fountain City
USACE Rock Island (I) (1970 - 2012)
Built in 1970 for the US Army Corps of Engineers by Grafton Boat Co., Grafton, IL.
Launched in 1970
Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers, in 1970
Christened and and put into service as USACE M/V Rock Island (I) in 1970
Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District
Transferred to the US Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul in 2011
Renamed USACE M/V Fountain City in June 2012
Current Disposition, active
Hull Depth unknown
Fuel Oil Capacity unknown
Potable Water unknown
two Cat 3412 diesel engines, 850hp
two Cat reduction gears 4.09:1
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Rock Island - U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal is an active U.S. Army facility located in Rock Island County on a 946-acre island in the Mississippi River, between Davenport,
Iowa and Rock Island, Illinois. The Rock Island Arsenal is the largest government-owned weapons manufacturing arsenal in the United States.
Photo - RocK Island Arsenal (Quad City Times)
Map - Rock Island (Google Maps)
||USACE M/V Rock Island (I) underway, date and location unknown.
US Army Corps of Engineers Digital Library
||USACE M/V Rock Island (I) moored at USACE Rock Island Depot, date unknown.
Courtesy TugboatInformation.com, photos by ©Tim and Lori Powell
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Last Updated 11 November 2022
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